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April 11, 2018

Introducing Greg Waters’ blog

Introducing Greg Waters’ blog Hello everyone! No need to introduce myself. Who I am is not important. Where I have been, am now, and how I […]
March 30, 2018

The pain of loss… and the loss of pain…

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mountain.  July 2015. Next week I will not have held, or been held by my husband for two years.   […]
March 1, 2018

Plans and dreams… when our becomes my

By Jo Smith-Hooker, from When Hope Shines.  When someone dies, you don’t just lose the person. You also lose every moment you would have had with that […]
February 21, 2018

The widow and the magical art of tidying up

An excerpt from Dani Holland’s blog, Three Chicks and a Hen   I will preface this post by saying I am not a tidy person. I do […]
February 15, 2018

Brisbane local catch up for widows and widowers

Our local catch ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it […]
February 15, 2018

Melbourne local catch up for widows and widowers

Our local catch ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it […]
February 11, 2018

When the novelty wears off…

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mountain.  October 2014.  I know it sounds a little sick, but the novelty of losing a loved one wears off […]
January 31, 2018

We are warriors

By Jo Smith-Hooker, from When Hope Shines.  I typically struggle with the start of each new year. Coming into this year however I made myself approach it […]
January 20, 2018

Before death… and after death…

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mama.  January, 2016.  So I realised as I was making New Year’s resolutions (for the first time ever), that my […]